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vine

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noun \ˈvīn\

Definition of vine

  1. 1 :  grape 2

  2. 2a :  a plant whose stem requires support and which climbs by tendrils or twining or creeps along the ground; also :  the stem of such a plantb :  any of various sprawling herbaceous plants (as a tomato or potato) that lack specialized adaptations for climbing

Origin and Etymology of vine

Middle English, from Anglo-French vigne, from Latin vinea vine, vineyard, from feminine of vineus of wine, from vinum wine — more at wine


First Known Use: 14th century


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vine

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Definition of vine

vined

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vining

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to form or grow in the manner of a vine

1796

First Known Use of vine

1796


VINE Defined for English Language Learners

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vine

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noun \ˈvīn\

Definition of vine for English Language Learners

  • : a plant that has very long stems and that grows along the ground or up and around something (such as a wall or tree)


VINE Defined for Kids

vine

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noun \ˈvīn\

Definition of vine for Students

  1. :  a plant whose stem requires support and which climbs by tendrils or twining or creeps along the ground

vinelike

\-ˌlīk\ adjective


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